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Can you burn more calories biking or walking one mile?

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Dr. David Hardin
Wound care 37 years experience
Depends on speed: Depends on exercise intensity, terrain, weight but a bicycle is a very efficient means of transportation so it would be much harder to burn the same calories on a bike.

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A 49-year-old member asked:

What is the amount of calories do you burn walking 1 mile?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 53 years experience
Not enough info: It depends on height, weight, body mass and the speed at which you walk.
A 41-year-old member asked:

Can you burn more calories walking or cycling?

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Dr. Charles Breaux
Pediatric Surgery 40 years experience
Probably cycling: There are calculators available on the internet to help you figure out how many calories you burn with different activities based on your weight, such as this one from healthstatus: http://www.Healthstatus.Com/calculate/cbc you can directly compare activities. For example, a 150 lb person biking 12-14 mph for 1 hr would burn 594 calories compared to 297 calories walking 3 mph for 1 hr.
Dr. Harold Peltan
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Agree. Of course, it depends on the intensity of each activity.
Sep 9, 2013

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